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Sami suspend demonstrations after meeting with king and crown prince

Sami demonstrators have dismantled their camps in downtown Oslo and suspended their protests over wind turbines on their land, at least for now. After...

Protesters win meeting with the king

Norway's indigenous Sami people continue their protests against the Norwegian government's decision to allow wind turbines on Sami grazing land. They blocked entrances to...

Protesters removed from Parliament

Demonstrators protesting the Norwegian government's refusal to remove wind turbines from Sami grazing land ended up being forcibly removed themselves, from their sit-in at...

Demonstrators block streets, occupy Parliament to secure Sami human rights

Sami and environmental activists set off a new round of demonstrations in Oslo on Wednesday, part of an ongoing effort to secure their human...

Sparks fly over electrification plans

NEWS ANALYSIS: As storms blamed on climate change continued to ravage Southern Norway this week, top government officials were in sunny Northern Norway to...

State snubs Sami again, protests loom

The Norwegian government has once again snubbed and angered the country's indigenous Sami population, by dragging out any program to reduce or remove wind...

Offshore wind projects raise questions

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre hopes Norway's first major offshore wind projects will boost local competence that can spread worldwide, but opposition politicians think...

No plans to take down turbines

A majority of Trøndelag residents want to let controversial wind turbines in the Fosen area keep operating, but only if the rights of Sami...

Støre won’t rule out wind turbines on Svalbard

Demonstrations in Oslo over wind power turbines in Trøndelag haven't prevented Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre from considering more such turbines on Norway's Arctic...

Police crack down on turbine protest

UPDATED: Activists promoting both Sami and environmental interests occupied Norway's Oil & Energy Ministry through the weekend, and then blocked all its entrances on...

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